Literature

We are not all brothers and sisters, you know, but here, right next to each other, we grow

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story | Anna Evtushenko photo | Public Affairs It's I, and it's you, and it's he, and it's she. Between us we ponder the math of Cauchy, the fate of Augustu...
Thanks to the Class of 2017 for providing much of the inspiration behind this poem. Wherever you continue in life, know that this part of it is appreciated. All in all, it has been an immense honor to be part of your journey and have you be part of mine.

Post-Groundbreaking

poem | Al Lim photo | Public Affairs   Ngee Ann Kongsi, 2nd row, and I watched how the ground was broken. Facebook, many rows, and I watched how...

Watermelon

Loneliness is to give the body to the self who will not keep it. * Ahgong is an atheist. Watermelons cut, cubed. The closest thing to supper he could a...

what i try remembering

in my mind, a gallery of windows, sun melting across glass. i track differences: hair grown past your ear, fingertips heavier on shoulder blades. to shar...

My Family is not a Cloud

short story | Roshan Singh Some light crept in through the bedroom door and took a seat by the little girl’s bed. Hey, how you doing? The girl flashed a...

Loss

poem | Professor Anju Mary Paul photo | Vice-Rector Eduardo Lage-Otero He died and I wasn't there.   

Ninety-seven years old. My grandfather.  
In his ...

Traveling with Grief

story | Professor Robin Hemley photo | IowaNow My sister had been sick for a long time, and when she died of a prescription drug overdose, it was not entirely...

For Snowy, the dog I barely knew

I only disliked her tongue—wagging loco- motion, frantic playfulness and un- welcome wet when I got too close. I would   hide under the table to av...

the aftermath of my toilet

when you left, your hair clogged the sink again. it rises with the water, seaweed lungs breathing past every lover's stain, yet planted into grime. my hands...

Fresh

Poem by Paul Jerusalem, Guest Writer   i. What they don’t show you on prospective student brochures is the gap between each tile, how differently v...